H.Res. 311: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should confirm that money is not free speech and that corporations are not people for purposes of the First Amendment right to make campaign contributions by enacting a constitutional amendment overturning the decision of the Supreme Court in the case of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, and should restore the right of Congress and the States to impose limits on the amount of expenditures that may be made by candidates and others in support of elections for public office by enacting a constitutional amendment overturning the decision of the Supreme Court in the case of Buckley v. Valeo.

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Introduced:

Jun 12, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jun 12, 2015

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on June 12, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Richard Nolan

Representative for Minnesota's 8th congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2015
Length: 3 pages

History

Jun 12, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
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Agreed To

H.Res. 311 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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